"Come and live in the Cherry Capital of Australia"
We are looking for an experienced FM or Deputy Facility Manager ready to step up into a Facility Manager who is looking for their next opportunity. If you are looking to relocate to the country, then this is the opportunity for you.
You will be responsible for assisting leading a team of Registered Nurses and Care Staff in a small facility.
Consider relocating to this rural community where the population is under 10,000 people.
Young is located 376 km west of Sydney via the Hume Freeway and 379 km via the Blue Mountains and Cowra.
This area is incredibly beautiful, particularly in September/October when the Canola Fields are brightly lit with yellow flora. The area is also rich with wheat, oats, pears, strawberries, cherries, peaches, nectarines, prunes and apricots. As you can see, this the place you want to be, all year round.
The town's claim to fame are two big cherries next to the Railway Station. They are a symbol of the town's stone fruit industry. Cherries were first planted in the area during the goldrush. The town is also known as Lambing Flat.
Review all prospective new residents, including residents for respite care, prior to entry into care
In partnership with the residents and the Clinical staff oversee the preparation and completion of personal care plans
Act as an adviser in response to the complex nursing and care needs of all residents
Identify clients who may have particular personal or family issues and refer to supportive and or relevant services
Ensure relatives are kept informed (with the consent of the resident) about resident's health, incidents or otherwise and inform the "person responsible" of any serious deterioration in a resident's condition
Practice continuous improvement activities to maintain a high standard of client care
Monitor and review each resident's condition and progress, and ensure that documentation is regularly evaluated in accordance to the guidelines and accurately reflects ongoing care
Oversee the provision of suitable nutritious, appetising and visually appealing meals served minimum wastage
Liaise as required with Doctors, Paramedics, hospitals, health care professionals and other specialist service providers
Ensure completed funding submissions accurately reflect the relevant care provided to each resident and that they are submitted in a timely manner
Monitor the facility`s approved and financial position, operate within budgetary limitations and promote amongst staff responsible attitude towards financial management
In order to be successful or this role, you will need experience with:
COVID safety plans
Non-COVID Inspection Control
Indicators Quarterly Report
To be considered for this role, you must have:
3 + years experience as a Registered Nurse in a leadership role
Tertiary qualifications in Aged Care/Degree in Nursing
Possession of a current First Aid Certificate
5 years experience in caring for the aged or health related area
Good sensitivity to and understanding of the aspirations and needs of the elderly
Strong leadership and team building skills
Good interpersonal and written communication skills
Ability to play an active and positive role as part of the Care Team, providing quality care and support to residents
Strong numeracy skills - reconciliations and statistics
Great with technology - video calls etc
Experience with Dementia
If this role sounds like the next step for you, then please apply today and send your cover letter addressing the criteria and CV in word format to Mardi Steven